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Old April 29 2013, 10:00 PM   #1
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Debris from 9/11 plane found 12 years on

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/america...rom-9-11-plane

Boeing say it is confident that a piece of aircraft found wedged between two buildings in lower Manhattan recently, came from one of two airplanes that struck New York's Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
Authorities are still trying to determine which of the two planes the piece of wreckage came from.

A Boeing representative confirmed to the New York Police Department that wreckage discovered last week, in a narrow alleyway behind 51 Park Place and 50 Murray Street in Manhattan's financial district, "is believed to be from one of the two aircraft destroyed on September 11, 2001, but it could not be determined which one," Paul Browne, NYPD's chief spokesman, said.
The plane part, known as a trailing edge flap actuation support structure, comes from underneath the wing of the plane, not the landing gear, as was initially believed, Browne said in a statement.
The wreckage includes a "clearly visible" Boeing identification number, Browne said last week. It was wedged one story above ground level.
Browne said the discovery of the piece, which measures about 1.5 metres by 90 centimetres, was made on April 24 by a construction crew inspecting the rear of the Park Place building.
I find it amazing no one found this for 12 years given the size of it. Then again I have no idea what state it's in.
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